Kansas City Tuesday Night News Lights

Tonight hottie Alison inspires us not only to put up our Christmas tree BUT ALSO to take a peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines. 

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Kansas City Christmas Holds Promise

Amazon still offering up big bonuses to Kansas Citians as they rush to deliver packages by Christmas

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over, but the rush has just begun to now get a lot of those items to their recipients by Christmas. Amazon locations in Kansas City are ramping up their efforts by looking for more hands on deck, hiring more people for seasonal, full-time and part-time work.

Big Pharma Needs Help

KS, MO pharmacies see shortage of pharmacists, overload of work

Pharmacies are at a breaking point in both Kansas and Missouri. "It's really frustrating," said Ron Fitzwater, CEO of Missouri Pharmacy Association.

Meth Town Tool Time For Crooks

Stolen truck used to steal Independence handyman's tools, victim says

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - An Independence handyman said thieves were caught on camera stealing tools from his work truck at a local church. A Kansas City, Missouri man saw the videos and believes his stolen truck was used to commit the crime.

Life Lesson For An Exurb

Raytown Board of Education listens to solutions for school safety, equity

RAYTOWN, Mo. - The Raytown Board of Education heard suggestions and observations from parents Monday evening on how to make schools a safer environment for all students. "We want to do what's best for everyone and that's a hard thing to do," Alonzo Burton, president of the Raytown BOE said.

Last Christmas For Train Co. 

Kansas City Southern announces challenge grant to raise more Holiday Express funds - Trains

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Southern has launched a challenge grant to boost fundraising for its KCS Holiday Express program. "On this Giving Tuesday, I am proud to announce that KCS will donate $2 for every $1 raised by the Holiday Express project, up to an additional $100,000, between November 30 and December 10, 2021," KCS CEO Patrick J.

KC Kitty Story Revisited

Family Rescues, Adopts Stray Kitten Found Tangled Up in Net at Kansas City Chiefs Stadium

Miranda Comins was touring Arrowhead Stadium with her brother and dad when the family spotted a kitten tangled in a field goal net and rushed to save the stray animal One family left Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, with a souvenir they were not expecting to take home: a stray kitten.

Equity Unbound

While some parents push for book bans, educators and other community members promote diversity

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Vice Mag Examines Pr0n Preferences

Why You Should Question the Kind of Porn You Watch

Author and educator Tati Español explains why most mainstream porn falls so far short of representing the kind of sex people actually have. This article originally appeared on Vice en Español. Given that our ancestors were daubing pornographic images on the walls of caves some 37,000 years ago, it isn't surprising that we make, consume, and think about porn so much here in the present.


CNN suspends Chris Cuomo indefinitely

CNN said Tuesday that it has suspended Chris Cuomo "indefinitely" after new documents released this week indicated that the anchor was more intimately involved than previously known in helping his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, craft a defense amid a flurry of sexual misconduct allegations.

MAGA Gloats

Trump celebrates CNN's suspension of Chris Cuomo

Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday toasted CNN's indefinite suspension of anchor Chris Cuomo. "Great news for television viewers, they have just suspended Chris Cuomo indefinitely," Trump said in a statement. "The big question is, was it because of his horrendous ratings, which in all fairness have permeated CNN and MSDNC, or was it because his brother is no longer Governor?

Prez Biden Confronts Shut Down

House Democrats grow antsy to pass shutdown fix ahead of Friday cliff

"We're waiting for the Senate to decide what date they can agree on, which is ridiculous," House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told reporters on Tuesday night. The majority leader argued during a closed-door meeting late Tuesday that House Democrats needed to bring the measure to the floor on Wednesday, with or without the bipartisan blessing of their Senate counterparts, according to sources in the room.

Hateration Fills Congress

Omar, Muslim Democrats decry Islamophobia amid death threats

A group of House Democrats called on GOP leaders Tuesday to discipline Rep. (R-Colo.) for a series of Islamophobic comments she's lobbed in recent months against Rep. (D-Minn.) and other Muslim lawmakers in Congress.

Political Tough Talk Persists

Analysis: Marjorie Taylor Greene just called another House Republican 'trash'

Marjorie Taylor Greene doesn't like Democrats. But she may dislike some of her fellow Republicans even more.

MSM Vaxx Double Down

US urges vaccination ahead of Omicron concerns, with experts warning even mild Covid infections risk stronger mutations

As scientists race to answer whether the newly identified Omicron variant poses a greater threat, experts are urging measures to help lower coronavirus risks to millions of Americans -- including vaccinations and mask wearing.

One Of Many Pr0n Pro Risks

'I'm an adult star but hate dating apps as I'm always accused of catfishing'

A porn star has claimed that she struggles to use dating apps because she keeps getting kicked off the platforms, which believe she has set up a fraudulent account. Jessica Drake has admitted to struggling to find meaningful personal relationships while juggling her X-rated career.


'Just dudes who dance and we're not ashamed of it': Twin influencers chassé their way to 91K TikTok followers

"In the beginning when we were really young, we had some thoughts that this could be a career that'd make us a lot of money," said Paul Harwerth, one half of Twin Sauce. "But our focus has really shifted into building this artistic outlet - and it's a lot less about us and a lot more about others."

Sleaze Scummit Shines

'The Magic Tree' returns to Lee's Summit for the holiday season

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - With the return of the holiday season, comes the return of another holiday tradition in Lee's Summit with "The Magic Tree." Families come from all over to view the shining lights. "It's magic, it's magical.

Tech X-Mas Advances

Skip the Line: App Allows Kansas Citians to Guide Their Own Holiday Lights Tour - In Kansas City

Between the Plaza lights, Christmas in the Park, and other creative displays of twinkling lights and animations, Kansas City is bursting with opportunities to fulfill one's annual Christmas-light-seeing needs. There is, however, a downside to the popular festive light attractions-usually, there's a line of cars that rivals the traffic jams seen at Arrowhead Stadium hours...

The Good Kind Of Catfishing

Friends haul in 3 massive catfish on Missouri River during holiday

ST. CHARLES, Mo. - Three friends from the St. Louis area scored a holiday haul last week and reeled in three massive catfish from the Missouri River. Florissant native Ben Webber told FOX 2 he returned home from Florida for Thanksgiving vacation.

South Side Celebrates Holidays

Christmas in South Kansas City - A list of events you don't want to miss

The MCCID and MCBCA invite you to kick-off the holiday season in Martin City at its Annual Holiday Lighting Celebration on Wednesday, December 1, from 5:45 - 6:15 pm. The evening begins with the children's choir of St. Thomas More at the Martin City Community Tree located in front of KC Running Company, 200 E 135 St.

The Dotte Serves Comforting Carbs

Strawberry Hill Povitica is a holiday tradition with deep roots in KCK

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Holiday povitica in Kansas City, Kansas' Strawberry Hill neighborhood is a tradition almost as old as the city itself. Marc O'Leary's great-great grandmother immigrated to KCK from Croatia in 1903, just a few decades after the city was incorporated. "So the Croatians originally settled in the West Bottoms here in Kansas City, Missouri.

Forecast For Now

Your Storm Track 5 Daily Forecast

Temperatures will cool into the lower 40s by the late evening hours then remain nearly steady overnight leaving you with an out the door temperature close to 40 degrees Wednesday morning.

Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak as Silk Sonic - Fly As Me was the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight.